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Grateful Dead Live at Dillon Gym on 1971-04-17


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Disc One
Set I
01 Truckin'
02 Big Railroad Blues
03 Big Boss Man
04 Bird Song
05 Playing In The Band
06 Hard To Handle
07 Loser
08 Mama Tried
09 Casey Jones
10 Sugar Magnolia (aborted due to technical problems))
11 Sugar Magnolia


Disc Two
Set II
01 Good Lovin' >
02 Drums >
03 Good Lovin'
04 Me And Bobby McGee
05 Deal
06 Beat It On Down The Line
07 I'm A King Bee
08 Bertha
09 Sing Me Back Home

Disc Three
01 Goin' Down The Road Feeling Bad >
02 jam >
03 Turn On Your Love Light


Collection GratefulDead
Band/Artist Grateful Dead
Date April 17, 1971
Venue Dillon Gym
Location Princeton, NJ

Source MSR> R1? > R2 MAXELL UD35-90 3.75 IPS (Dick Latvala) Technics RS-1506 > R3 TANDBERG TD20A 7.5IPS
Lineage R3 > Technics RS-1506 > TEAC AN-300 DOLBY DECODE > GRACE DESIGN LUNATEC V3 PRE ONLY > KORG MR-1000 > DSD DDF 1BIT 5.644mhZ > AUDIO GATE SW DISEMINATION > 24BIT wav @96khz sample rate
Transferred by SIRMick


Reviews

Reviewer: GermanShepherd - - December 14, 2012
Subject: Two in a row
Interesting...two shows in a row with a Sugar Magnolia false start. Ok, not all that interesting. Very nice sound, no complaints here. Looks like a good, long show of dance tunes. Bet these people were wore out when the show was over!
Reviewer: Pangolin22 - - December 11, 2012
Subject: Pigpen in top form
Great show but a slight notch below the best of the year. Some special performances earn this performance top marks though. It can't be said enough how wonderful this Bird Song is. All of Pigpen's performances here are bang-on. The SMBH and GDTRFB>Lovelight are also stand-standout performances.
Reviewer: craw - - October 5, 2012
Subject: segue cuts suck
i agree completely....email craw333@hotmail.com for help with this show
Reviewer: rrschwz28 - - August 19, 2012
Subject: Five and a half stars, but...
Great Bird Song, strong Ron show. Fabulous Hard To Handle.

But...

Why does the existence of drums in Good Lovin' mean it is automatically cut up into THREE tracks? It's ONE song. So Good Lovin' now has two artificial interruptions in it.

And a less-than-two-minute "Jam" gets it's own track?!?!? Jamming is what this band is all about! We should be able to hear GDTR into Lovelight as one uninterrupted piece, THE WAY THEY PLAYED IT. If that means they have to be listed as one track, so be it.

At it's best, this site does not provide a perfect segue: a seamless transition without pause from one track to the next. At worst, it does not proceed to the next track on it's own, and it's necessary to click the mouse to hear the next part of the song.

In the car (or other CD player), the transition from one track to the next is also very pronounced. I thought one of the ways the band weaved their magic was long, uninterrupted pieces of music. Why are you guys ruining the mood?

Does anyone agree with me?
Reviewer: Green Warbler - - October 17, 2010
Subject: All I Know Is.....SOLD! BROOKLYN BRIDGE!!
This tape, dubbed from a crispy soundboard in my freshman year of college has been part of my treasured favorites for 20 years. Getting a clean, complete listen to this show is an absolute joyous occasion.

Primordial versions of Sugar Mags, Truckin, Playin' are hopped up and explosive. Loser is powerfully "Sweet Susie." Quite possibly the best Bird Song of all time, hands down. Hard To Handle cooks at a high tempo, also in the top 5 ever, and Good Lovin' is epic. Pigpen is spot o with charisma and timing for a priceless Buck & A Quarter Jam, the likes of which has no better anywhere, at least to my knowledge (and if there is one, please e-mail me at greenwarbler@gmail.com).

This show is flawless. 8 stars, minimum. Thank you Sir Mick for completing this show with far superior quality than I've ever heard it before!
Reviewer: kefka0630 - - June 24, 2010
Subject: Awesome Good Lovin'
Definitely a pigpen show. The setlist is pretty standard Spring '71, and the playing is good throughout (aside from technical difficulties), but Pigpen definitely shines in this show.

The classic Brooklyn Bridge rap in Good Lovin' is definitely worth a listen. The other highlight of the show being the GDTRFB>Lovelight complete with pigpen hooking up random audience members.

Worth a listen or two in my books, but it's early 1971, so it's all pretty standard besides that. Not much jamming... Just the same old songs being played the same old ways.
Reviewer: Silverstein - - April 16, 2009
Subject: Sounds a bit louder
Is this an upgrade of the previous post? What a classic Pigpen show. Nice stuff all around. '71 is one of the top years for me.
Reviewer: oh_uh_um_ah - - April 7, 2008
Subject: CLICK CHECK FOR OTHER COPIES
CLICK CHECK FOR OTHER COPIES

AND THEN YOU CAN STREAM THE SHOW...
Reviewer: tomatoman66 - - December 24, 2007
Subject: I've been looking for this show for some time now
this is quite the tease. the lovelight here is pig's big 'dollar and a quarter meltdown, and i recall the jamming to be extra heavy, to cover the embarassment almost if feels like
Reviewer: bbmc3 - - December 17, 2007
Subject: bbmc3
How do you make it play?
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